Bill PrestonPLS, GISP

Vice President - Geomatics

Bill offers 23 years of experience in land surveying and GIS. Since 2000, he has worked on hundreds of projects involving engineering design surveys, topographic and route surveys, detailed utility as-built surveys and GIS deliverables. Bill has worked in every capacity from instrument technician to lead surveyor and now management, and has performed surveys for a variety of public clients, including the Alaska Department of Transportation of Public Facilities, Municipality of Anchorage and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His attention to detail, comprehension of project goals, and leadership abilities and skills ensure R&M provides the highest quality survey and GIS products.

B.S. Geomatics, University of Alaska Anchorage
Professional Land Surveyor, Alaska
Certified GIS Professional, GIS Certification Institute
Alaska Society of Professional Land Surveyors
National Society of Professional Land Surveyors
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association
Industry Experience
23 years
  • What are you most likely doing on the weekend?
    Working, coaching baseball and playing golf with my kids.
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    I taught myself more than I ever wanted to know about computer programming and video game development, so I could recreate local golf courses to play on a golf simulator.
  • What are you curious about?
    How the world works.
  • When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    I don't remember. I think I wanted to be an astronaut, but then I watched the Space Shuttle Challenger launch live. I learned a different lesson about dreams then.
  • What is one skill you are currently working on?
    I try to get better at golf, but I may have peaked.
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